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Healthy Aging Tips for Older Americans Month

posted on Wed, May 24 2017 12:59 pm by YMCA of the USA

The CDC suggests that adults 50 and older have a 70 percent chance of developing at least one chronic disease. As a leading nonprofit, the Y is dedicated to improving the nation’s health. Follow these tips to encourage older adults to live healthier lives.  

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Water Safety Tips

posted on Wed, May 10 2017 1:14 pm by YMCA of the USA

Drowning is the second leading cause of death for children ages 5 to 14, with children from communities of color at greatest risk. With National Water Safety Month in May and summer around the corner, it’s a great time for parents to remember the importance of ensuring their children are equipped with essential water safety skills. 

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Volunteer at the Byron Nelson!

posted on Wed, Apr 19 2017 12:18 pm by YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas

The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas is looking for volunteers to create a positive and fun time for kids in the 2017 Byron Nelson Kids Zone! Three hour shifts are available and you will receive a YMCA apparel. Volunteer with us and receive FREE PASS to enjoy a day at the tournament!

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You Can’t Afford to Ignore Prediabetes

posted on Tue, Mar 28 2017 11:17 am by YMCA of the USA

Tuesday, March 28, is American Diabetes Association (ADA) Alert Day®, and the YMCA wants you to know your risk for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes, as well as preventive steps they can take today to reduce the chances of developing the disease.

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Boom Chicka Boom! Why we LOVE camp songs!

posted on Fri, Mar 17 2017 8:30 am by Kelly Geigner, Curriculum Director for School Age Services

I said a Boom Chick-a Boom! For staff, camp songs bring back memories of their own fond days as campers, returning them to a special place of fun and childhood. Kelly Geigner from the Dallas Y School Age Services Program talk about her favorite camp songs.

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